Friday, May 26, 2017

Homework Number 4-52  (05/26/2017)

Math
Finish any work that you did not complete during class (Dream House Project).

Science
Read pages 550-555.  Answer questions 1-6 on page 555.  Checked as HW on Tuesday (50 pt. HW quiz).

ELA
1. Ready your book for at least 20 minutes.
2. Write a paragraph in your notebook comparing the movie and your book.

Social Studies
The first draft of your BIG History essay is due on Tuesday.  Tomorrow, you should have an introduction with a clear topic, background, and strong claim/thesis.

Introduction
Body1
Body 2
Body 3
Conclusion


Grading Rubric for the Writing Piece (100 points)

  • Clearly Identify the topic and give a specific date or range of dates (20 points)
  • Give background about your topic (including a date) and explain why it is an important part of our history that people should know about (20 points)
  • Make a clear connection between your topic and material you learned about in another class (20 points)
  • Identify three other facts or topics that you were inspired to learn about as a result of studying your BIG History topic (20 points)
  • Type or write neatly and observe the writing conventions that we have practiced all year (20 points)

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Homework Number 4-51

Math 
Complete the worksheet on angles.

Science
In your notebook, describe your zoo experience.  Answer the following questions:

  1. What animals did you observe?
  2. What was your favorite animal?
  3. Identify an adaptation of this animal.
  4. How do you think the weather influenced the animals?  Be specific.
  5. What was your favorite part of the trip?
  6. What was your least favorite part of the trip?


ELA

Social Studies
The first draft of your BIG History essay is due on Monday.  Tomorrow, you should have an introduction with a clear topic, background, and strong claim/thesis. By tomorrow, you should also have your body paragraphs done.


Introduction
Body1
Body 2
Body 3
Conclusion


Grading Rubric for the Writing Piece (100 points)

  • Clearly Identify the topic and give a specific date or range of dates (20 points)
  • Give background about your topic (including a date) and explain why it is an important part of our history that people should know about (20 points)
  • Make a clear connection between your topic and material you learned about in another class (20 points)
  • Identify three other facts or topics that you were inspired to learn about as a result of studying your BIG History topic (20 points)
  • Type or write neatly and observe the writing conventions that we have practiced all year (20 points)

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Homework Number 4-50 (05/24/2017)

PLEASE BRING IN YOUR TRIP SLIP AND MONEY FOR LIBERTY SCIENCE CENTER (DUE FRIDAY).

Math
Buckle Down
page 144, numbers 16-18
page 145, numbers 19-20

Science
Our trip to the zoo is tomorrow.  Be sure to bring a pencil for sketching and notetaking.  Dress for the weather and bring an umbrella if necessary.  You will receive a grade (100 points) for completing a sketch and taking notes.  You should focus your sketch and notes on an adaptation  (teeth, claws, fur, feathers, etc.).


 Things to bring on the trip tomorrow:

  1. A pencil for sketching
  2. An umbrella or raincoat (if necessary)
  3. Lunch (if you would like to)

ELA
Read for 20 minutes in your book club book.  All books must be finished by Friday, June 2.

Social Studies
The first draft of your BIG History essay is due on Monday.  Tomorrow, you should have an introduction with a clear topic, background, and strong claim/thesis.


Introduction
Body1
Body 2
Body 3
Conclusion


Grading Rubric for the Writing Piece (100 points)

  • Clearly Identify the topic and give a specific date or range of dates (20 points)
  • Give background about your topic (including a date) and explain why it is an important part of our history that people should know about (20 points)
  • Make a clear connection between your topic and material you learned about in another class (20 points)
  • Identify three other facts or topics that you were inspired to learn about as a result of studying your BIG History topic (20 points)
  • Type or write neatly and observe the writing conventions that we have practiced all year (20 points)

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Homework Number 4-49

Math
PLEASE BRING IN YOUR TRIP SLIP AND MONEY FOR LIBERTY SCIENCE CENTER (DUE FRIDAY)

Buckle Down Book
Read pages 139-141 and answer questions 1-15.

Please complete the worksheet on corresponding angles.

Science
In your notebook, sketch something from your house.  First, focus on getting the basic shape.  Then, focus on adding detail to at least one part by using shading.  Remember, we are practicing for our trip to the zoo on Thursday.

ELA

Social Studies
The first draft of your BIG History essay is due on Monday.  Tomorrow, you should have an introduction with a clear topic, background, and strong claim/thesis.

Introduction
Body1
Body 2
Body 3
Conclusion

Grading Rubric for the Writing Piece (100 points)

  • Clearly Identify the topic and give a specific date or range of dates (20 points)
  • Give background about your topic (including a date) and explain why it is an important part of our history that people should know about (20 points)
  • Make a clear connection between your topic and material you learned about in another class (20 points)
  • Identify three other facts or topics that you were inspired to learn about as a result of studying your BIG History topic (20 points)
  • Type or write neatly and observe the writing conventions that we have practiced all year (20 points)

Monday, May 22, 2017

Homework Number 4-48 (05/22/2017)

Math
PLEASE BRING IN YOUR LIBERTY SCIENCE CENTER PERMISSION SLIPS.  THEY ARE DUE ON FRIDAY.

Science
Reread pages 544-549 in your science book.  Write a paragraph that explains how plants are similar to and different from animals. Use one specific animal as an example to support your writing.

ELA
1. Read for at least 20 minutes.  Books must be done by 6/2.
2. Copy the words and definitions for this week's Word Generation into the vocabulary notebook.

Social Studies
An outline for your BIG History essay is due tomorrow.  I will grade this assignment as a 50 point quiz.  Plan for five paragraphs:


1. Introduction
2. Body1
3. Body 2
4. Body 3
5. Conclusion


Grading Rubric for the Writing Piece (100 points)

  • Clearly Identify the topic and give a specific date or range of dates (20 points)
  • Give background about your topic (including a date) and explain why it is an important part of our history that people should know about (20 points)
  • Make a clear connection between your topic and material you learned about in another class (20 points)
  • Identify three other facts or topics that you were inspired to learn about as a result of studying your BIG History topic (20 points)
  • Type or write neatly and observe the writing conventions that we have practiced all year (20 points)

Friday, May 19, 2017

Homework Number 4-47 (05/19/2017)

Math
Complete the worksheet on equation word problems.

Science
Read pages 544-549 in your science book and answer questions 2 and 3 on page 549.

ELA
Read your book for at least 20 minutes.  All reading group books must be done by June 2.

Social Studies
In a paragraph, identify your topic for your BIG History Project.  Give two facts about your topic including at least one date.  Then, explain how your topic connects to another topic that does not seem related at first.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Homework Number 4-46
Your science test (MOSL) is tomorrow.  Please bring in two sharpened number two pencils.

Math
Buckle Down Book
page 58, numbers 6-10

Please work on the percents worksheet.  Only complete the problems with even numbers.

Science
Your take-home test on vertebrate adaptations is due tomorrow.  All your answers should be on loose-leaf.  Please staple the quiz paper on top of the loose-leaf.
(100 points)

ELA
1. Review the words for the Word Generation writing tomorrow.
2. Bring in 2 number 2 pencils for the science MOSL.

Social Studies
Please write the following information on loose-leaf paper.  Your paper should be set up exactly as you see below.  Please do not change any of the words.  This page will serve as the plan for your BIG History Essay.

  1. Specific Topic:
  2. Five Research Facts about your topic (with at least one date):
  3. Plan for presentation (what your page will look like):
  4. Thesis (the claim you are making about your topic and why we should know about it):
  5. Why You Should Know about My Topic (one sentence):
50 points HW and 50 points classwork tomorrow